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EIWS COMMON CORE (106 Security)

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1. No item entering the DCS shall weigh over 300 pounds, or exceed dimensions 45 1/2" X 26" X 22"
2. Items shall be addressed with the standardized DCS two-line address; the Army/Air Post Office, the Fleet Post Office, and the street addresses shall not be used
3. Envelopes, labels, or tags with visible "postage and fees paid" indicia shall not be used
4. Security classification markings, special security caveats, and other Extraneous markings must not appear on the outer wrapper
5. Nickname and/or special project markings previously approved by the DCS must be placed on the outer wrapper
6. Detailed information on wrappings, marking, and preparing material for movement is available from the servicing DCS station
7. Packaging Material: Generally, all packaging materials are permissible if they afford contents with concealment and protection, preclude physical and/or visual access, are sturdy, and pose no hazard to handlers


1. Classified information shall be packaged so that classified text is not in direct contact with the inner envelope or container
2. Enclose classified information transported outside the command in two opaque, sealed covers durable enough to conceal and protect it from inadvertent exposure or tampering
3. If the classified information is an internal component of a package able item of equipment, the outside shell or body may be considered as the inner cover
4. If the classified information is an inaccessible internal component of a bulky item of equipment, outside or body of the item may be considered a sufficient cover provided observation does not reveal classified information
5. If the classified information is an item of equipment that is not reasonably package able and the shell or body is classified, it shall be concealed with an opaque covering that conceals all classified features
6. Specialized shipping containers, including closed cargo transporters, may be considered the outer wrapping or cover when used
Inside U.S

1. Must meet the specifications for Permanent Dry Wall Construction

2. Must be alarmed

3. SCI must be stored in GSA approved security containers

4. There must be a response force capable of responding to an alarm within 15 minutes after annunciation and a reserve response force available to assist the responding force

5. The CSA may require any SCIF perimeter walls accessible from exterior building ground level to meet the equivalent protection afforded by construction requirement

Outside U.S.
1. Must meet the construction specifications for SCIFs

2. The SCIF must be alarmed.

3. All SCI controlled material will be stored in GSA-approved containers having a rating for both forced and surreptitious entry equal to or exceeding that afforded by Class 5 containers.

4. There must be a response force capable of responding to an alarm within 10 minutes and a reserve response force available to assist the responding force.

1. Ground-based T-SCIFs may be established in hardened structures (e.g., buildings, bunkers) or semi-permanent structures (e.g., truck-mounted or towed military shelters, prefabricated buildings, tents).

2. Permanent-type hardened structures shall be used to the greatest extent possible
When possible, T-SCIFs shall be established within the perimeters of U.S.-controlled areas or compounds.

3. If a U.S.-controlled area or compound is not available, the T-SCIF shall be located within an area that affords the greatest degree of protection against surreptitious or forced entry

4. When a T-SCIF is in operation, the perimeter of its immediate area shall be observed and protected by U.S. guards with U.S. SECRET clearances. Guards shall be equipped with emergency communication devices and, if necessary, with weapons

5. During non-operational hours, the T-SCIF shall be provided security protection in accordance with AO guidelines

6. The T-SCIF shall have only one entrance which shall be controlled during hours of operation by an SCI indoctrinated person using an access roster
- Serve as the principal advisor and representative to the commanding officer in matters pertaining to the classification, safeguarding, transmission, and destruction of classified information.
- Develop a written command security instruction to include provisions for safeguarding classified information during military operations or emergency situations.
- Ensure that personnel in the command who perform security duties are kept abreast of changes in policies and procedures, and provide assistance in problem solving.
- Formulate, coordinate, and conduct the command security education program.
- Ensure that threats to security and other security violations are reported, recorded, and when necessary investigated.
- Ensure that all security violations or incidents involving the possible compromise of classified information, to include those involving information technology (IT) systems, are investigated and reported
- Coordinate the preparation and maintenance of security classification guides under the command's cognizance.
- Maintain liaison with the command Public Affairs Officer (PAO) to ensure that proposed press releases and information intended for public release are subjected to a security review
- Coordinate with other command officials regarding security measures for the classification, safeguarding, transmission and destruction of classified information.
- Develop security measures and procedures regarding visitors who require access to classified information.
- Ensure that classified information is secured and controlled areas are sanitized when a visitor is not authorized access.
- Implement and interpret, as needed, regulations governing the disclosure of classified information to foreign governments. - Ensure compliance with the requirements of SECNAV M-5510.36 when access to classified information is provided at the command to cleared contractors in connection with a classified contract.